A quaint little town in the lap of the Himalayas painted like a picture on the backdrop of the majestic mountains. That is Mirik for you. With an elevation of an average height of 5000 feet, Mirik is situated at a distance of 49 km from Darjeeling and 52 km from Siliguri.
Located in the Darjeeling district of West Bengal, Mirik is one of the most popular tourist spots in the north-eastern part of the country because of its natural beauty, serenity, and climate.
It is the headquarters of Mirik Subdivision. While the name of the place means ‘burnt by fire,’ you can rest assured that your eyes are only going to be soothed by the exquisite beauty of the place. With its deep lakes, curved roads lined with pine trees, monasteries, natural landscapes, orchids and gardens snowy mountains and the majestic view of Kanchenjunga, Mirik is the perfect place to spend your holidays.
Mirik bazar began a commercial centre of the region where people from the surrounding villages and tea gardens came to trade and buy their necessities.